We are fortunate to be on a Great Lake and have an abundant supply of fresh water. But there are still good reasons to conserve.
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Summer heat can be serious. In 1995, a heat wave in Chicago claimed 514 lives. Mortality increases 20% on days when temperatures go above 90 degrees, researchers have found. Heat waves are especially deadly for elderly, lower-income residents of buildings that lack air conditioning and shade trees. Heat waves also strain the power grid as more air conditioners are turned on....
Looking for examples in Northeast Ohio of a suburb responding to the foreclosure crisis with innovative, green ideas? We found one while surfing the Northeast Ohio Green Map.
Aaron Kozloff landed his first job since graduating last December from Oberlin College managing The Environmental Dashboard. Success will hinge on an idea hatched by three of his former teachers, John Petersen, a professor in Systems Ecology, Rumi Shammin in Environmental Studies and Cindy Frantz in Social Psychology. They want to know how many of Oberlin’s 8,300 residents will alter...
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We look inside two local guides to native landscaping and their benefits.
The best bike trails >
Find out where are the most interesting bike rides in Northeast Ohio
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See if your neighborhood is costing or saving you more than the average